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Ramadan Arts Programme 2012
Aside from our weekend picks for the lively cultural nights across Egypt, Ahram Online provides its best picks throughout Ramadan calendar of 2012
Ahram Online, Saturday 21 Jul 2012
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From street performances and concerts, to plays and art exhibition, Ramadan 2012 is different and more scattered across Egypt, capturing the diversity of Egyptian culture and folklore. Here are our picks for Ramadan 2012

 

Date

Music / Visual Arts

Film

Theatre

Sat. 21 July

(2 Ramadan)

   

El Gouri Tannoura Dance Group

Wikalet El-Ghouri, 7.30pm [6]

Tues. 24 July

(5 Ramadan)

Folk Concert Saidi (songs of Upper Egypt)

El Sawy Culturewheel, 10pm [4]

   

Wed. 25 July

(6 Ramadan)

Arab Music Orchestra

El Maamourah Youth Centre, Alexandria, 8pm

   

Thurs. 26 July

(7 Ramadan)

 

Oumeima Al-Khalil (Lebanon) Concert, Hayy Programme

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park 9:30 pm [5]

Rango Concert

El Dammah Theatre (formerly El Tanbura Hall) 9 pm [7]

   

Fri. 27 July

(8 Ramadan)

Collective Arts and Crafts Exhibition

Cultural Garden, Sayeda Zeinab [8]

All Day Event

Oumeima Al-Khalil (Lebanon) Concert, Hayy Programme

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park 9:30 pm [5]

   

Sun. 29 July

(10 Ramadan)

 

Fanous Ramadan (Ramadan Lantern) Film screening

Cultural Palace for Children, Garden City, 8pm [8]

Fe Ghamdet Ein (In the Blink of an Eye)by director Ahmed Osama, accompanied by Children Choir

Cultural Palace for Children, Garden City 9pm [8]

Tues. 31 July

(12 Ramadan)

El Masreyeen Concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 9pm [4]

 

Storytelling from Egyptian Folklore by director Ayman Hamdun

Cultural Garden, Sayeda Zeinab 8pm [8]

Wed. 1 August

(13 Ramadan)

El Masryeen Concert, Ramadan Night

El Sawy Culturewheel, 9pm [4]

 

   

Thurs. 2 August

(14 Ramadan)

Rim Banna (Palestine)Concert, Hayy Programme

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar  Park 9:30 pm [5]

Sharkiat Fathy Salama

Amir Taz Palace[11]

   

Fri. 3 August

(15 Ramadan)

Dina El Wadidi (Egypt) Concert, Hayy Programme

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park, 9:30 pm [5]

Sahra Live Concert

Prince Taz Palace 9:30 pm

Nisma Abdel Aziz Concert

Alexandria Opera House 9.30 pm [2]

Violin and guitar concert

Cairo Opera House 9.30 pm [2]

El Masaharati (Bewitched) Film screening

Cultural Garden, Sayeda Zeinab, 9pm [8]

 

Sat. 4 August

(16 Ramadan)

Nisma Abdel Aziz Concert

Damanhour Opera House 9.30pm [3]

Fok El-Sotouh Band, Oriental Jazz Concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 9:30pm [4]

Sharkiat Fathy Salama

Alexandria Opera House [2]

 

Layali Ramadan (Ramadan Nights)

Cultural Garden, Sayeda Zeinab, 9pm [8]

Sun. 5 August

(17 Ramadan)

Nile Band for folk music

Beit El Seheimy at 9pm [9]

The Choir Project 

Rawabet Theatre at 9.30 pm [10]

   

Mon. 6 August

(18 Ramadan)

Eskenderella Concert cancelled

Alexandria Opera House 9.30pm [2]

Indonesian Embassy "Ramadan Night"  cancelled

Damanhour Opera House 9.30 [3] 

Yemeni Embassy "Ramadan Night" cancelled

Cairo Opera House 9.30 pm [1]

 

   

Tues. 7 August

(19 Ramadan)

Sweet Sound Band by Mounir Nasr El-Din canceled

Cairo Opera House 9:30pm [1]

Moroccan Embassy "Ramadan Night" cancelled

Cairo Opera House 9.30 pm [1]

   

Wed.8 August

(20 Ramadan)

Yasmine Hamdan Concert (Lebanon), Hayy Programme

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park 9.30pm [5]

Sharkiat Jazz Concert by Fathy Salama cancelled

Cairo Opera House 9.30pm [1]

Khaled Abdel Ghafar Concert

Beit El-Seheimy at 9pm [9]

Jordanian Hana Malhas Concert

Bikya Maadi Stage at 9pm [12]

 

"Ebb and Tide" Play by Al-Tamye Theatre

Rawabet Theatre 9.30 pm [10]

Thurs. 9 August

(21 Ramadan)

 

Aly El-Haggar Concert

Cairo Opera House 9.30pm [1]

National Band for Arabic Music

Beit El-Seheimy at 9pm [9]

   

Fri. 10 August

(22 Ramadan)

Yasmine Hamdan Concert (Lebanon), "Hayy Programme"

El Genaina Theatre, Al Azhar Park 9.30pm [5]

Eskenderella Concert

Cairo Opera House 9.30pm [1]

Sharkiat Fathy Salama

Damanhour Opera House, 9:30 pm [3]

Tunisian Embassy "Ramadan Night"

Cairo Opera House, 9:30pm [1]

Acustic Night by Hana Malhas & Hany Mustafa

El-Sawy Culturewheel 9.30 pm [4] 

 

Aragoz and shadow theatre

Beit El-Seheimy at 9pm [9]

Sun. 12 August

(24 Ramadan)

 

Sharkiat Fathy Salama

Cairo Opera House, 9:30 pm [1]

   

Mon. 13 August

(25 Ramdan)

Palestinian Embassy "Ramadan Night" cancelled

Alexandria Opera House 9.30 pm [2]

   

Tues. 14 August

(26 Ramadan)

Fairuz Karawya Concert

Cairo Opera House, 9:30pm [1]

   

Wed. 15 August

(27 Ramadan)

Sufi Jazz by Amr Salah

Cairo Opera House 9:30pm [1]

   

 

[1] Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo. Tel: 02 27390188 / 27390299 / 27390265

[2] Alexandria Opera House, Sayed Dawrish Theatre, 22 Tariq Al-Horreyya, Alexandria. Tel: 03 486 5106 or call Cairo Opera House

[3] Damanhour Opera House, Tel: 045 3292758 or call Cairo Opera House

[4] El Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek, Cairo. Tel: 02 27366178

[5] El Genaina Theatre, Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Darrasa, Cairo. Tel: 02 23625057 (Al Mawred Al Thakafy)

[6] Wikalet El Ghouri, Mohamed Abdou St. ,Off Muezz St., Al Ghoureya, Cairo. Tel: 02 25107146 / 25110472

[7] El Dammah Theatre, 30 Al Balaqsa St. Abdin, Cairo. Tel: 02 23926768 / 011 50995354

[8] General Organisation for Cultural Places, Cairo. Tel: 02 27947891

[9] Beit El-Seheimy, El-Darb El-Asfar Alley, Off Moez El-Din El-Fatemy Street, El-Gamaleya, Cairo

[10] Rawabet Theatre, Hussein El-Moamar Street- Champolion, Down Town

[11] Amir Taz Palace, 27, Al-Syoufiya St., Al-Khalifa district, Cairo

[12] Bikya Maadi Stage, off Road 9, in front of McDonald's, Maadi

 

DISCLAIMER: Ahram Online is not responsible for any schedule changes that may occur in the mentioned institutions. It is advised to contact the performance location prior to the event.

 






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